Post-Bachelor Specialization in Rehabilitation Nursing

Course presentation

Post- bachelor Course in Specialization in Rehabilitation Nursing aims to ensure the acquisition of scientific, technical, human and cultural skills appropriate to the provision of specialized nursing care in the scientific area of rehabilitation.
This course confers the necessary qualification to obtain the professional title of Specialist Nursing in Rehabilitation Nursing, conferred by the Order of Nurses.


This assumption aims to enable students at the end of the course to be able to:
Identify needs in specialized rehabilitation nursing care;
Collaborate in the design, planning, execution and evaluation of specialized care programs in the field of prevention, treatment and socio-professional reintegration of individuals with disabilities, disabilities or handicaps;
Analyze, in a multidisciplinary team, health problems that imply the implementation of specific rehabilitation care;
To implement research results in the planning, execution and evaluation of rehabilitation nursing care directed at the individual, the family and the community;
To assume the responsibility for the management of general and specialized nursing care, in an integrated perspective of health units;
Participate in the training of nurses at graduate and postgraduate level;
To issue technical-scientific opinions in the field of rehabilitation nursing;
To develop investigative methodologies in rehabilitation nursing;
Develop a critical and reflexive spirit about ethical dilemmas that are placed in rehabilitative nursing care.


1st YEAR

Curricular UnitScientific areaOrganization of the Curricular YearWork hoursECTS
Advanced Nursing7231st semester17550257
Nursing Management7231st semester7520103
Health Promotion7201st semester7520103
Nursing Research7231st semester10015304
Personal and Interpersonal Communication3191st semester7520103
Fundamentals of Rehabilitation Nursing7231st semester250 603010
Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Nursing7232nd semester12544105
Cardio-Respiratory Rehabilitation Nursing7232nd semester12540105
Nursing Rehabilitation in Neurology7232nd semester12544105
Neurotraumatology Rehabilitation Nursing7232nd semester12540105
Family and Community Rehabilitation Nursing7232nd semester7520103
Option Curricular Unit
Ergonomics7232nd semester7520103
Gerontopsychomotricity7232nd semester7520103
Inclusion and Citizenship of Persons with Disabilities7232nd semester7520103
Curricular Stage Project7232nd semester10020204

2nd YEAR

Curricular UnitScientific areaOrganization of the Curricular YearWork hoursECTS
Curricular Stage in Medical Neurology and Surgery Neurology7233rd semester1401205
Curricular Stage in Orthopedics/Traumatology7233rd semester1401205
Curricular Stage in Respiratory kinesitherapy7233rd semester1401205
Curricular Stage Options
Option 1 – Neurology7233rd semester120724
Option 2 – Orthopedics/Traumatology7233rd semester120724
Option 3 – Respiratory kinesitherapy7233rd semester120724
Option 4 – Neurosurgery7233rd semester120724
Option 5 – Sport7233rd semester120724
Option 6 – Palliative Care7233rd semester120724
Option 7 – Community Rehabilitation7233rd semester120724
Option 8 – Gerontological Rehabilitation7233rd semester120724
Final report7233rd semester3009011

Final Report



Declaração de Aceitação do Orientador
Declaração de Integridade Cientifica
Requerimento para a realização de provas de defesa de relatório final de curso de pós-licenciatura de especialização em enfermagem
Termo de responsabilidade
Autorização para arquivo e disponibilização de trabalhos finais do 2º ciclo de estudos no Repositório Digital do IPV

Informação sobre a entrega de trabalhos em formato digital:
Despacho n.º 123/2018 – Trabalhos em formato Digital

Nota – Número de exemplares a entregar:
O n.º de exemplares de dissertações, trabalhos de projetos, relatórios, teses ou trabalhos que a substituam encontra-se definido no Regulamento do Curso respetivo.

Information – Postgraduate Nursing Specialization Courses:
Final Report – sets up a research report related to the specialized clinical practice, to be developed individually or in groups, in this case composed of a maximum of three students. (Resolution at Special Meeting no. 28 of 22.11.2018 of the Scientific Technical Council – in addition to the provisions of the ILC Regulation, Section I, Chapter VII).


The types of covers and CDs for the master’s theses and monograph works are in editable PDF..
It is clarified that according to the number of pages so the corresponding cover will be used. As an example, a 55 page job corresponds to cover_essv_55.
To save the cover in .pdf format you must use the option to print using the printer installed by the program eg. dopdf.
Leaf-Face-ESSV – Provisional Document
Sheet-Face-ESSV – Monograph

Access conditions

Candidates who meet the conditions set out in article 12 of Administrative Rule 268/2002 of March 13 may apply for this course:
a) Hold a degree in Nursing, or legal equivalent;
b) Hold the professional title of nurse (Ordem dos Enfermeiros – Portugal);
c) Have at least two years of professional experience as a nurse.

Course Code
Application online
Candidate Portal
3 semesters
Course coordinator
PhD Rosa Martins
Application fee
€ 20.00
Tuition fees
Registration – € 50.00/school year
School Insurance – € 4.36
€ 960.00
DGES Registration
Ordinance no. 302/2005
Date of registration: 23-03-2005
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